Held By Trees is an instrumental post-rock collaboration of musicians. Heavily inspired by Talk Talk/Mark Hollis, and working with musicians that took part in the infamous sessions for Spirit of Eden (1988), Laughing Stock (1991) and Mark Hollis' solo album (1998). Other inspirations include the minimal piano work of Ryuichi Sakamoto, and early 70's Pink Floyd.
David Joseph is a recording artist, producer and multi-instrumentalist from Dorset, England. After cutting his teeth in a couple of rock bands, he released ambient/instrumental music under various names until founding Held By Trees in 2020.